MATILDA VIRTUE, known to everyone as Tillie, was born in Donemanna Co.Tyrone on the 11th of Feb 1922. She was the oldest of 8 children, she still has a brother in Castlederg and 2 sisters in Omagh and Australia.
Her daughter Roberta says she loves to talk about her nursing career during the war years in Huddersfield, North Wales and Dungannon, where she met her husband to be – he was a patient! They had 7 children, then 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren and to all of them she is much loved and known as’GG. Tillie had a great interest in playing indoor bowls when her husband was alive and all through her life she has loved reading…books, newspapers and especially poetry and autobiographies, also anything to do with maps of the UK and Worldwide.
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